3 Arrested With Suspected Beef In Assam

Guwahati: Assam Police arrested three persons for allegedly being involved in illegal cattle slaughtering in Dibrugarh district on Friday.

The police also recovered around 423 kgs of suspected beef from their possession.

The accused were identified as Miraj Khan, 50, Yunus Khan, 46 and Imran Ali, 30.

This was confirmed by officer-in-charge of Dibrugarh police station Raju Bahadur Chetry.

Based on specific input, a team of Dibrugarh police led by the town in-charge Pradeep Baruah conducted a raid and search at Paanchali in the town. Three persons have been arrested for being their alleged involved in illegal slaughtering of cattle and have been put behind bars.

“Police recovered 423 kgs of suspected beef and seized a vehicle (bearing registration number AS06AC 5867) along with chopping knives among others,” added Chetry.

According to reports, police trailed a truck coming from the Chaolkhowa side and caught the driver Imran Ali in the act of delivering suspected beef after receiving confidential information regarding beef deliveries in the Loharpatty area of Dibrugarh town.

“During the operation, police arrested one Younis Khan with one gunny bag of suspected beef meat,” the source said, adding, “The police recovered three gunny bags of suspected beef meat from the house of one Imran Hussain, who fled away.”

When followed, the carrier vehicle delivered three gunny bags of beef to the house of one Imran Hussain alias Motlib and another bag to Younis Khan while the remaining bags were carried to be delivered to another place.

The police have filed a complaint with case number 797/22 under Section 353/34 of the IPC R/W Section 13 Assam Cattle Preservation Act of 2021.

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